Shoot-out in Chandigarh's Sector 9, two hurt

Armed assailants attack employees at liquor store, escape

Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, June 2

Two people were wounded in a shooting at a liquor store in Sector 9, police sources said.

Police sources said two armed assailants walked into a liquor store in the inner marker of Sector 9 and began firing at those working at the shop as bystanders ran for cover, some running into nearby shops for protection.

The attackers then drove away in a car parked a few metres away, police sources said.

A policeman with Chandigarh’s traffic police wing was at the market when the incident occurred and made a call to the police control room.

Two people wounded in the incident have been taken to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research.

Police are now going through footage from security cameras at the market to identify the attackers, sources said.

Screen grab of a security footage from the site of shooting shows two
assailants pointing their guns at employees (not in the picture) of a
liquor store in Sector 9, Chandigarh.  

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